This week, we continued to actively monitor Ebola, invited Americans to participate in a We the People Meet Up, took a look back at the first White House website, and took a critical step to help protect consumers’ financial security.
On Wednesday, the President met with Ebola Response Coordinator Ron Klain. During his meeting, President Obama highlighted our comprehensive response to Ebola at home and abroad.
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On September 22, 2011, we launched We the People -- an online platform that gives Americans an innovative way to petition their government. To celebrate its third birthday, we invited Americans from across the country to participate in a We the People Meet Up at the White House this week.
At the meet up, participants:
As an intern in the White House Office of Digital Strategy and a child of the 90s, I grew up alongside the several updated versions of the White House website. While a lot has changed with the website since 1994, one thing hasn’t: our commitment to create meaningful ways for Americans to engage and connect with the White House.
Last Friday, the President signed an Executive Order to help protect consumers’ financial security and improve confidence in the marketplace.
President Obama highlighted that millions of Americans suffer from credit card fraud and identity theft each year, and tens of millions have had their data breached in the last year alone. The Executive Order will help protect American consumers by: